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TESSCO Technologies Distributing Sentera Drones, Sensors, and Big Data Management Solution

HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 14, 2016-- TESSCO Technologies Inc., the leading U.S. provider of product solutions required to build, use, and maintain towers, wireless communications, utilities, mining, oil & gas, renewable energy systems and transportation, has signed a distribution agreement with Sentera, LLC, a global provider of software, sensor, and drone technologies to the infrastructure inspection industry. The agreement gives TESSCO’s customers access to Sentera’s innovative infrastructure solutions, including the OnTop™ Platform, precision sensors, and fixed-wing and quadcopter inspection drones.

“We are pleased to add Sentera’s drone inspection solution, including drones, precision sensors and imagery management software, to TESSCO’s extensive customer network,” said Doug Dollenberg, Vice President for TESSCO. “By seamlessly managing drone and sensor data, then making it shareable and searchable, the OnTop Platform will help increase operational efficiencies when conducting tower inspections in the cellular, utility, gas, and oil industries.”

The OnTop Platform works seamlessly with any inspection drone or sensor and lets users annotate and tag imagery, then instantly share the vital photos with teams and organizations, enabling tower owners, builders, climbers, and service providers to build a network of data points and unlock the data contained within inspection imagery. All imagery is saved to a secure, 256-bit AES + SSL encrypted cloud server, and, once uploaded, is available instantly anywhere in the world.

“This agreement provides Sentera with a broader and deeper reach to deliver world-class products to customers,” said Greg Emerick, Executive Vice President of Business Development for Sentera. “To stay competitive the infrastructure inspection industry continually looks for forward-thinking solutions to help increase operational efficiencies, ROI, and employee safety. Sentera’s software and products are designed precisely with that in mind and TESSCO’s full service, solutions based approach to meeting customer needs makes them an ideal partner.”

About TESSCO

TESSCO Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: TESS) makes wireless work. The convergence of wireless and the Internet is revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. New systems and applications are creating challenges and opportunities at an unprecedented rate.

TESSCO is there ‒ enabling organizations to capitalize on the opportunities in wireless by providing Your Total Source® of end-to-end solutions. TESSCO delivers the knowledge, and product and supply chain solutions required to build, use and maintain wireless connectivity, voice, data, video, and control systems. Learn more about TESSCO at www.tessco.com.

About Sentera

Sentera is the leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of software, sensors, and drones for the infrastructure, agriculture, and public safety industries. With more than 200 years of combined experience, Sentera is continually looking to help customers increase efficiencies through robust, innovative remote sensing and software solutions. In one year, Sentera’s equipment performed 8,000 flights, collected 16 million images, covered 15 million acres, and gathered 175 terabytes of data. Learn more about Sentera at www.sentera.com.

Source: TESSCO Technologies Inc.

TESSCO
Carolyn Holliday, 410-229-1246
hollidayc@tessco.com
or
Sentera
Sarah Ritzen, 952-242-9245
sarah.ritzen@sentera.com